Throw on your swimsuit and escape the Texas heat at Krause Springs! This is a place locals have cherished forever. The 115-acre property is listed on the National Registry of Historic Sites and has been privately owned by the Krause Family for over 50 years.

There are 32 springs on the property, and several of them feed both the man-made and the the natural pools. After your swim, stroll through their Butterfly Gardens and listen to the sounds of the wind chimes and fountains.

Hours: 9 a.m.–8 p.m. daily

Cost: Adult admission $9 | Children 4-11 $5 | Children under 4 Free

424 County Road 404
Spicewood, TX 78669

In her previous life, Kristy was an uninspired realtor who was feeling a little bit bored with her day to day. So on January 1, 2010, she made a New Year’s resolution to write about one thing to do each day in her beloved city of Austin, Texas. And thus, 365 Things Austin was born.